State Budget Proposal

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9:39 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Kasich Cuts Added School Funding Dollars, Allows Severed Ties With PARCC

Ohio Governor John Kasich signed the new two-year state budget proposal, which was substantially different than his original plan. 

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7:13 am
Thu June 25, 2015

Conference Committee Reaches Deal On State Budget Bill

A legislative conference committee has approved a deal seeking to settle key sticking points in the two-year state budget bill.

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6:29 am
Fri June 19, 2015

Senate Approves Its Version Of State Budget Plan

Majority Republicans in the Ohio Senate have passed the chamber's version of the next two year state budget.

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6:24 am
Fri June 19, 2015

Ohio Senate Budget Plan Could Harm Abortion Clinics

Two last-minute amendments to the Ohio Senate's version of the two-year state budget bill could force abortion clinics in Toledo and Dayton to close.

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7:15 am
Thu April 23, 2015

Ohio House Approves Amended State Budget Plan

Ohio House of Representatives
Credit State of Ohio

The Ohio House has approved its version of the state budget that overhauls the governor's tax plans, steers more money to schools and revises certain health care policies. 

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9:19 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Removed House Budget Provisions Gone But Not Forgotten

The state budget bill went through one last major overhaul before passing out of an Ohio House committee. 

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11:40 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Welfare Directors Survey Shows Substance Abuse, Transportation Keep People From Working

As majority Republicans in the Ohio House craft a state budget that they say will help people out of poverty, a group representing directors of county job and family services agencies says it has some answers as to why people need public assistance. 

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11:00 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

Concern About State Cigarette Tax Hike And Tobacco Smuggling

Ohio Governor John Kasich's budget plan seeks to increase the tax on a pack of cigarettes by 1 dollar, giving Ohio the highest tax among the states it borders.

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8:15 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Kasich Budget Plan Changes School Funding Formula

Ohio Governor John Kasich's two year state budget proposal changes the school funding formula.

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7:12 am
Tue February 3, 2015

Kasich Budget Plan Includes Tax Cuts, Tax Increases, And Medicaid Expansion

Governor John Kasich
Credit State of Ohio

Ohio Governor John Kasich's third state budget plan unveiled yesterday brings back some proposals budget watchers and state lawmakers have seen before.

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1:41 am
Sat January 31, 2015

B.A. Degrees By Community Colleges Part Of Kasich Budget Plan

Ohio Governor John Kasich
Credit thelantern.com

Ohio's community colleges would be able to offer bachelor's degrees in certain circumstances under a proposal in the budget Governor John Kasich releases Monday.

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7:48 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Governor Talks About Budget Plan, Lawmakers Respond

Governor John Kasich, addressing the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies on Thursday
Credit Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Governor John Kasich is hinting at some proposals he'll include in his budget proposal to be released Monday.

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6:57 am
Fri July 5, 2013

A Legal And Medical Perspective On What The New Abortion Laws Will Mean To Ohio Women

When Governor John Kasich signed provisions in the two year state budget concerning abortion and birth control, abortion rights activists began raising questions about what they mean for women in the future.

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6:57 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Lawmakers Approve Budget Bill

Ohio Governor John Kasich and Republican legislative leaders are scheduled to meet at the governor's mansion in Bexley today to discuss the newly approved 62 billion dollar, two-year state budget.

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7:45 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Budget Bill Vote Today

State lawmakers are scheduled to vote today on the new two year state budget bill.

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7:22 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Critics Say State Budget Helps Private, Charter Schools, Hurts Public Schools

A left leaning think tank says the proposed two year state budget would help private and charter schools but would hurt public schools.

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7:02 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Lawmakers Reach Budget Deal

Majority Republicans in the Ohio Legislature have agreed to a larger income tax cut as part of a package of changes to be included in the state budget bill.

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12:36 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Ohio Lawmakers Still Ponder Medicaid Expansion

Ohio lawmakers continue to grapple with the question of what to do with the Medicaid program. Governor Kasich, business groups and Democrats want the state to expand Medicaid in the state budget.

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7:23 am
Thu June 13, 2013

House Rejects Senate's Budget Bill Changes

An Ohio House and Senate Conference Committee meets today to begin sorting out differences between the two chambers' versions of the state budget bill.

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6:55 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Ohio Senate Approves State Budget Bill

The Ohio Senate Thursday approved its verion of the 6.7 billion dollar two year state budget bill. The bill was passed along party lines.

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